RCCB Adds Levy and Itzkowitz to the Firm

Firm News
, May 24, 2016

Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC Welcomes Timothy J. Levy and Jessica L. Itzkowitz 

RCCB continues to expand with the addition of Levy and Itzkowitz

Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC (RCCB), a law firm offering a distinctive combination of practical business acumen, legal expertise and entrepreneurial passion, today announced the addition of attorneys Timothy J. Levy, Counsel, and Jessica L. Itzkowitz, Associate. Both Levy and Itzkowitz will be residents in the firm's Philadelphia office.

Levy brings years of experience as an attorney counseling entrepreneurs, investors and executives in addition to holding various C-Level Executive roles. Levy’s practice at RCCB focuses on representing emerging and middle-market technology and healthcare companies, as well as investors in venture capital, private equity and M&A transactions. He also counsels clients on general corporate matters, corporate governance, intellectual property, employment and strategic issues. His practice covers a wide range of industry sectors including Internet and eCommerce, AdTech, FinTech, Healthcare IT and Medical Devices & Diagnostics.

“Tim’s background in both corporate and law firm settings makes him an exceptional addition to our team, with his hands-on business and practical legal experience helping empower the ambitions of our clients,” said Managing Partner, John E. Royer, Jr. “We believe strongly that he will bring the trusted legal counsel and entrepreneurial outlook that our clients have come to expect from RCCB.”

Prior to joining RCCB, Levy was a partner at the international law firm Duane Morris. Before Duane Morris, Levy served as Vice President and Corporate Counsel of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE), a provider of capital to emerging and growth-stage healthcare and technology companies.

Earlier in his career, Levy practiced law at two national law firms. He is also a successful entrepreneur, having co-founded two companies – VarsityBooks.com Inc., an e-commerce company focused on the sale of college textbooks, and The K-12 Group, Inc., a company that provided various services to parents and teachers of school-age children.

“My proven ability in building companies from the ground up, combined with years of experience practicing law, makes me a great fit for the entrepreneurial culture that defines RCCB,” said Levy. “I look forward to joining the RCCB team and providing our clients with the counsel necessary to achieve their goals.”

Levy earned his J.D., with honors, from The George Washington University Law School and his B.A. from Columbia University. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, Virginia, the District of Columbia and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

RCCB’s other new hire, Jessica Itzkowitz, advises clients in various litigation areas, including business and commercial, employment, and intellectual property. Itzkowitz also counsels her clients on regulatory and appellate law, and, should the need arise, represents them in alternative dispute resolution. She has represented entities in various industries including precious metals, energy, asset management, textiles, and healthcare.

Itzkowitz brings litigation experience from her previous roles in the Philadelphia office of Goldberg Segalla, a New York-based litigation firm, and prior to that, Eckert Seamans, a large national law firm. Following law school at the University of Michigan, Itzkowitz worked as a Law Clerk in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

Itzkowitz earned her J.D. from The University of Michigan Law School and her B.A., Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude, from Boston College. Itzkowitz is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and is pending admission in New York.



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